maximum usable frequency

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Term: maximum usable frequency

The highest frequency that allows reliable HF radio communication over a given ground range by ionospheric refraction.  Frequencies higher than the MUF penetrate the ionosphere and become useful for extraterrestrial communications.

Created 2023.04.16
Last Modified 2023.04.16
Contributed by Ryan McGranaghan